The Faga’itua Vikings coaching staff, led by head coach Sua’ese Pooch Ta’ase, proudly displayed their support of our veterans when they sported their ‘Camo’ uniform on the sidelines during the ASHSAA football game last week.  Faga'itua lost in the playoff game Saturday against Samoana who will face Tafuna this Saturday for the 2017-18 ASHSAA championship title. Samoana has already claimed the JV championship for this season. [photo: TG]
Leone High School's Green Club, some of whom are pictured here, presented a donation of $800 to Mrs. Filisa Ching-Sam to assist and help alleviate costs and expenses for treatments in her battle against cancer. Mrs. Ching-Sam of Vailoa is an alumnus of LHS - Class of 1988.  She is undergoing treatment in Seattle, WA. [photo: courtesy]
In this scene from the ASCC-ACNR Land Grant film “Gestational Diabetes Screening mo lou Lumana’i Manuia,” an American Samoan woman tries to find out about the disease named in the title. This film and another titled “The Placemat” were featured during a recent public screening at the college. (Courtesy Photo)
It’s not goodbye Samoa for N.Y.C.’S Ari Roland Jazz Quartet. After an action packed cultural exchange, the band has left Samoa’s shores but they hope to return soon. The band performed at 15 different locations includingthe Mapuifagalele Home for the Elderly, Poutasi Village, Pesega College, T.V.3, the streets of downtown Apia, Home Cafe Samoa, Tiapapata Art Centre Inc., for Rotary Club of Apia...

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It's been a month since a small fire broke out on the second floor of the Dept. of Public Safety's main building in Fagatogo and now work is being carried out to repair the area that was damaged by the blaze. The structure, along with the two small buildings to the east of it (the old jail, which...
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